Although Mercedes appear to be top of the Formula 1 pecking order after the first pre-season tests at Jerez, motorsport boss Toto Wolff remains wary of World Champions Red Bull, despite the ‘Mateschitz boys’ having endured a problematic first outing for their RB10.
Wolff told the Mirror, “It’s not good for Formula 1 that a manufacturer is in trouble, but I am sure that they will come back strongly – hopefully a bit less than before.”
“First, they have an outstanding driver (in Sebastian Vettel),” added Wolff. “Secondly, they have put together a group of people that work very well. Thirdly, they have the resources from the parent company.”
“So there’s no reason that Red Bull will not once again be the benchmark,” ventured the Silver Arrows chief. (GP247)
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